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Jimmy Aldaoud. Deported to a country he’s never known. Brought here at 6 months old. Our nation provided no way for him to get legal. Christian Refugee. Watch this interview taken of him on the streets in Iraq before he died b/c he could not get his needed medication.
2) For many, if they came here illegally, there’s no way for them to get legal while they remain here. If Jimmy was brought here illegally as a 6 mo. old, law treats him the same as if he voluntarily came here illegally as a 25 yr old. Diff is, 25 yr old has a life to go back to.
3) Jimmy Aldaoud was an American in every respect but a birth certificate, brought here at 6 months old. He spent his whole life here. He was deported and left to die in the streets in Iraq without the basic medication he needed to survive.

This is a Biblical Justice issue.
4) “You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.” — Lev. 19:34.

It’s right for Christians to ask for a way for people like Jimmy to get legal.
5) There is no mercy here. If you are wondering about Jimmy’s crimes that were the rationale for deporting him after being brought here as a 6 month old, they were related to his mental illness. Court records show ... politico.com/story/2019/08/…
6) We have to develop better ways to handle this type of thing. There has to be a way to address these issues without doing this.
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